I've had 2 rhinoplasty procedures, is it possible for my nose to look like my natural nose again? (Photos)

Hello, my natural nose was very thin and curved inwards. During a botched primary rhinoplasty my front view became wide and shapeless. The bones were not broken, but it was overshortened and several grafts were placed in the tip. I recently had a rib graft revision to restore length, and this included extended spreader grafts. I still wonder if it can be made to curve inwards again? Is it the upper lateral cartilages that make the mid portion wide?

Doctor Answers 1

Getting back natural nose

It is tough to see just from the one angle photograph, but I would recommend visiting with a revision rhinoplasty surgeon to see what they think is possible. Usually grafts can be thinned or changed in some way to achieve the desired results. 


Best of luck


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